Drake, Nicki Minaj lead BET Awards nominees

Drake leads the nominees at the BET Awards. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Drake leads the nominees at the BET Awards. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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May 16 (UPI) -- BET has announced the nominees for the 2024 BET Awards.

Drake leads this year's nominees with seven nominations, including Album of the Year for All the Dogs and Best Male Hip Hop Artist.

Nicki Minaj follows with six nominations, including Album of the Year for Pink Friday 2 and Best Female Hip Hop Artist.

J. Cole, Sexyy Red, SZA and and Victoria Monét each have five nominations, while 21 Savage, Beyoncé, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Tyla and Usher are all up for four awards.

The 24th annual BET Awards will take place June 30 in Los Angeles and air at 8 p.m. EDT on BET.

Nicki Minaj attends the Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Nicki Minaj attends the Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

The awards show celebrates Black excellence across music, television, film, and sports.

GloRilla, Latto, Muni Long, Sexyy Red, Shaboozey and Victoria Monét will perform during the ceremony.

J. Cole performs at the BET Awards in 2018. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
J. Cole performs at the BET Awards in 2018. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

The 2024 BET Awards nominations include:

Album of the Year

11: 11, Chris Brown

A Gift & a Curse, Gunna

American Dream, 21 Savage

Coming Home, Usher

For All the Dogs (Scary Hours Edition), Drake

Jaguar II, Victoria Monét

Michael, Killer Mike

Pink Friday 2, Nicki Minaj

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Beyoncé

Coco Jones

Doja Cat

H.E.R.

Muni Long

SZA

Victoria Monét

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

Brent Faiyaz

Bryson Tiller

Burna Boy

Chris Brown

Drake

Fridayy

October London

Usher

Best Female Hip Hop Artist

Cardi B

Doja Cat

GloRilla

Ice Spice

Latto

Megan Thee Stallion

Nicki Minaj

Sexyy Red

Best Male Hip Hop Artist

21 Savage

Burna Boy

Drake

Future

Gunna

J. Cole

Kendrick Lamar

Lil Wayne

Video of the Year

"Agora Hills," Doja Cat

"All My Life," Lil Durk featuring J. Cole

"Barbie World," Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice (with Aqua)

"Bongos," Cardi B. featuring Megan Thee Stallion

"First Person Shooter," Drake featuring J. Cole

"Good Good," Usher, Summer Walker & 21 Savage

"On My Mama," Victoria Monét

"Rich Baby Daddy," Drake featuring Sexyy Red & SZA

See the full list of nominations here.